Selecting Our Judges
IAALS hosted a panel on the pros and cons of various methods of selecting state court judges at the 2013 Legislative Summit of the National Conference of State Legislatures. The panel featured Justice Sandra Day O’Connor (Ret.), as well as IAALS Executive Director Rebecca Love Kourlis, Lieutenant Governor and Senator Ron Ramsey of Tennessee, Justice Leah Ward Sears (Ret.) of the Georgia Supreme Court, and Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission Co-Chair Pete Robinson.